National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 2007-08

Metadata Updated: June 3, 2017

The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, 2007-08 (NPSAS:08), is a study that is part of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) program. NPSAS:08 [https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/npsas/about.asp]is a cross-sectional survey that is designed to compile a comprehensive research dataset, based on student-level records, on financial aid provided by the federal government, the states, postsecondary institutions, employers, and private agencies, along with student demographic and enrollment data. The study was conducted using multiple sources, including institutional records, government databases, and student interviews. NPSAS:08 contains the data on a sample of 114,000 undergraduate students and 14,000 graduate students. These students were enrolled between July 1, 2007 and June 30, 2008 in about 1,730 postsecondary institutions. The data are representative of all undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in postsecondary institutions in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico that were eligible to participate in the federal financial aid programs in Title IV of the Higher Education Act. Statistics produced from the NPSAS:08 provide reliable national estimates of characteristics related to financial aid for postsecondary students.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date April 11, 2014
Metadata Updated Date June 3, 2017
Data Update Frequency R/P4Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date April 11, 2014
Metadata Updated Date June 3, 2017
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
Unique Identifier NCES_2009166
Maintainer
Tracy Hunt-White
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P4Y
Bureau Code 018:50
Metadata Context https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.jsonld
Metadata Catalog ID https://www2.ed.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
Catalog Describedby https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema/catalog.json
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id c34249ea-c95c-483e-8061-29a0a9030d9c
Harvest Source Id 5dbeaed9-d6b1-4f96-be25-63b14804ca7b
Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Data First Published 2009-11-06
Homepage URL https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/npsas/index.asp
Language en-US
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2009-04-19
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Statistics > National Center for Education Statistics
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 710c243765289080724bf84b4d419654b08591cd
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
System of Records https://www2.ed.gov/notices/pai/pai-18-13-01.pdf
Temporal 2007/2008

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